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April 25, 2018
11:15 AM Storytime Wednesday Morning
3:00 PM Eco Studio
April 26, 2018
11:15 AM Arts & Crafts Storytime
April 27, 2018
11:15 AM Storytime Friday Morning
1:15 PM Storytime Friday Afternoon
April 28, 2018
Digital Native, The Second Act, and The Vertical File Blogs
My son’s PreK class at Creative Play Center recently celebrated Career Week. During one of my co-oping shifts, his teacher read to the class from a book about different careers....
It all started with…
I’ve been thinking about pursuing my MLIS for a good eight years. It all started with a conversation after a library research workshop that my English 101 class at John...
The rise of the e-bookworm?
I’ve always proclaimed my loyalty towards the traditional printed word. I used to be that person who would turn up their nose and scoff whenever someone said they preferred reading...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the “Transformed Nonconformist”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is such an icon of the American civil rights movement that it is easy to overlook that he was a highly educated man and profound...
Adjectives and Verbs
THERE IS SO MUCH TO SAY! Where do I start? Maybe with: When I ran into Patrick Remer at the Light Up the Night tree lighting, the first thing he...
My Favorite Ghost Stories
I have never been much of a fan of horror fiction. So much of it always seemed overdone with graphic images and plot devices and I always suspected the...
Pleasant Hill, we have an architect!! The announcement arrived in my inbox days ago that the City of Pleasant Hill has selected architectural firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ)--whose team includes...
Rereading “The Things They Carried”
Tim O’Brien’s short story, “The Things They Carried,” which was inspired by the author’s experiences in the infantry during the Vietnam War, has become a classic work of modern American...